College Events & Information

This page is organized alphabetically by college then chronologically by event.


The following college representatives will be in the TMP-M Student Center:

Tuesday, Oct 23                          University of Kansas                               8am

Monday, Oct 29                           Northwest Kansas Technical College        8am

Tuesday, Oct 30                          Benedictine College                                8am

Tuesday, Nov 6                           Washburn University                               8am

Monday, Nov 26                          Barton Community College                      8am


Assumption College (Worcester, MA)

$2,500 renewable scholarship for graduates of Catholic high schools that are are accepted for admission.  Consideration for additional scholarships up to $25,000.

Light The Way Scholarship – A $25,000 renewable scholarship awarded for up to 50 students who contribute to make the world a better place.   Apply for admission & scholarship by December 15 by clicking here.


Baker University

Audition Days – Nov 10, Jan 26, Feb 9 & March 2.  Scholarships are available to music majors and non-music majors.  Recipients must be accepted for admission to Baker University.  Schedule an audition by calling 785-594-8478 or email at:   Learn more at: or


Bethany College

Senior Preview Day – January 21   

Junior Preview Day – April 15

Presidential Scholarship Celebration – December 1 and February 18.  Register for any Bethany College Visit Days at 800-826-2281 or


Butler Community College

Grizzly Senior DaysNovember 16(Andover campus) & November 17(El Dorado campus).  To register go to:   or call 316-322-3382 by November 12.


Colby Community College

Senior DayNovember 14th.  Scholarship for Campus visit if you go before November 15  Priority Deadline for Scholarship applications:  December 15

Certificate of Completion for high school students in Solar PV and Small Wind Technology.  Primarily online and funded by SB 155.  Courses are offered every 8 weeks.


Creative Center – College of Art & Design

Open House– Saturday, October 13 from 11am-2pm.


Emporia State University

Apply and be admitted by December 1 to be entered into a drawing for one of four Early Bird application $1,000 scholarships.


Fort Hays State University

FHSU representative will be at TMP-M October 8th from 8-8:51am.

Majors and Graduate Programs Fair(MGPF)-Thursday, October 18 from 11am-3pm in the FHSU Memorial Union Ballroom.  Talk to students and staff about programs.

Your Next Step  November 5th from 4-8pm in Picken Hall.  For Ellis County Seniors and parents. This event is an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Admissions and Financial aid representatives to answer any questions you may have about college applications, financial aid, housing or getting involved on campus.  No registration is required.

Tiger DayNovember 10.  For juniors & seniors.  Spend a day on the FHSU campus for talks with admissions, and academic fair, a co-curricular fair, academic department visits and student panel discussions. 8am-1:15pm.  RSVP by November 2.

Tiger TakeoffNovember 13.  Tour campus, visit an academic department, learn about financial aid, free t-shirt & lunch.  Questions?  Contact Kyle or 785-639-2907.  Reserve your seat today at:

FHSU Department of Applied Technology Jr/Sr Day. November 14th, 9am-3pm.  Register with Mr. Zachman by Wednesday, November 7.  For those interested in Construction Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Design Technology, Manufacturing Technology, and Technology & Engineering Education.

Honors College -Application deadline is March 8.  Admissions requirements:  28 ACT composite and cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Apply at:


Hutchinson Community College

Senior Day – November 2.  Pre-registration required. For info or to register click here.


Kansas State University

Health Professions Day – October 31.  For  more info or to register click here.

Engineering Scholars Day-October 22.  For high school seniors who have an ACT composite of 28 or above and a high school cumulative GPA of 3.6 or above.  Register by Monday, October 8 at:

Celebration of Diversity & College Success- November 7.  A college visit day with emphasis on multicultural organizations, academic opportunities and connections.  For info or to register click here.              

Junior Days –  November 9, 30 and December 3 & 7.  For more info or to register click here.

Senior Days – October 12, 15, 26 and November 2,5,12. For more info or to register click here.


Kansas State University Polytechnic

Junior/Senior DayOctober 19

Polytechnic Wildcat for a DayNovember 1-2


McPherson College

Scholarships – Up to $15,000 based on GPA and ACT.  Up to $3,000 for Presidential Scholars.  Up to $8,000 for students majoring or participating in:  Art, Band, Business, Choir, DIgital Media, Education, Entrepreneurship, E-Sports, Science or Theatre.

Bulldog Visit Days – Oct. 20 & May 4

Auto Restoration Visit Days – Sept 28, Nov 16, March 8 & May 4

Presidential Scholarship Competition Days – Up to $18,000 in renewal scholarships.  Oct 13, Nov 17, Feb 8 & March 30.


Northwest Kansas Technical College

Latino Student Leadership DayNovember 8, from 9am-3:30pm(CST).  Registration is due October 31 and is $20 per person. Includes lunch and t-shirt.  For more info or to register email:

Senior DayNovember 13th from 9:30am-2pm (CST).  For more info visit:


Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

SCAD Day – September 29, October 20 & Jan 12

SCAD Spotlight Days – November 2, December 8.  Register for both here


University of Kansas

Honors College – Five criteria for admission:  ACT/SAT, unweighted GPA, high school curriculum, resume and an essay.  Apply by November 1 at:

Crimson & Blue Day (Open House) Friday, October 12 from 8:30am-4pm.  Click here to register.

Mini Crimson & Blue Days-October 18 & 19.  This is similar to an Open House with sessions you choose from – you do not select times when you register – you simply attend the sessions you want to attend. Click here to view a sample itinerary and to register.

Journeys & Destinations:  Exploring Careers in Health & Science – November 7 from 9am-2pm at the Hays Medical Center.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 31.  Cost is $5 per student.  Each high school is limited to 10 students. See Mr. Zachman to sign up.  Click here for more information.

Women in Health Care:  The Next Generation – An event November 14-16 for ten Junior and/or Senior girls who have a strong interest and commitment to health care careers.  This is a great opportunity to interact with health profession students and faculty at KU Medical Center.  For a flyer click here.  For more information go to:


Washburn Tech

Open HouseOctober 17


Washburn University

Leadership Institute Scholarships due November 30.   Renewable scholarships up to $1,000.  3.0 GPA and 24 ACT required.  Apply at:

Garvey Scholarship Exam – To qualify for Washburn University renewable scholarships from $500 -$2,000 you must have a high school cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and take the Garvey Scholarship exam. First, apply for WU admission by December 1.  Exam is available in Hays Saturday, December 1 at 9am.  Other dates & locations are available.  Register for the exam here.


Wichita State University

Distinguished Scholarship Invitational – Scholarships up to $64,000. Submit application materials to WSU by October 15.  Minimum ACT of 27  OR minimum GPA of 3.5 OR rank in Top 10% of class.  Submit DSI application by November 1.  For more information or to apply click here.

Shocker Saturdays – September 22, October 20, November 10

Black & Yellow Days – October 8 & November 2

Diversity Leadership SymposiumOctober 25